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New requirements for all travelers to St. Barth

2021-02-03
As part of the measures to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 within its country, the Republic of France decreed and implemented a lock down for the entire country including its overseas territories. Our destination St. Barth is also affected and severely restricted.

All tourism and leisure travel are prohibited, to enter St. Barth only compelling reasons are considered.
 
These measures will be in effect until at least February 28, 2021 or until the Government of France implements modifications to its decree.


St Barthelemy Gustaf III Airport | February 2, 2021
Saint-Barthélemy


Please check the requirements below to see if travel is permitted. 

- Visa is not required for Saint-Barthélemy.
- Passengers who do not possess insurance and proof of accommodation for the duration of their stay may be refused entry.
 

Covid-19 Travel requirements;


Passengers aged 11 years or older will be refused boarding if they are not holding a result of a biological examination of virological screening (PCR or LAMP test only) where the test is carried out less than 72 hours prior to boarding proving that they are free of Covid-19. 
Passengers are not permitted to travel if they do not hold a sworn statement (Attestation sur l’honneur) confirming that they do not have Covid-19, and committing themselves to isolation for 7 days after arrival and to perform a new PCR test at the end of the 7 days.
The sworn statement can be obtained from http://www.saint-barth-saint-martin.gouv.fr/content/download/7509/42596/file/Attestation-depuis-metropole-vers-les-iles-du-nord.pdf
Passengers in transit in Sint Maarten must complete a mandatory health authorization application via the Electronic Health Authorization System (EHAS) at least 12 hours before departure. It can be obtained at https://www.stmaartenentry.com/. The pre-approved e-mail authorization may be asked for at the time of check-in and upon arrival in Sint Maarten.
Passenger must present a travel statement ("Attestation de déplacement dérogatoire") confirming that they are travelling for personal, family, health, emergency or professional reason that cannot be postponed, due to the outbreak of Covid-19.
Passengers are not permitted to depart France unless they satisfy one of the exemptions detailed in the "Attestation de déplacement depuis la France metropolitaine vers un pays exterieur a l'espace europeen" (travel certificate), due to the outbreak of Covid-19. The travel certificate can be obtained at https://www.interieur.gouv.fr/Actualites/L-actu-du-Ministere/Attestation-de-deplacement-et-de-voyage prior to travel.
 
 
In order to provide flexibility to passenger affected by this situation, we will be managing the re-accommodations under the following guidelines;

Passengers can send an email our reservations department before departure to cancel their flights
Passengers will receive a credit voucher of the full value; no penalties will apply and the voucher will be valid for 1 year after issuance
A new booking has to be made within 1 year of voucher issuance
 
 
Please contact our Reservation department to request your re-accommodation or credit voucher; email: reservations@fly-winair.com

Travel Advisory


St. Maarten Government has announced the opening of our border on July 1, 2020. For a current overview of our schedule, we will implement based on the opening of borders of our destinations, click here.

In case you need more flexibility WINAIR offers charter services 7 days a week from 8am to 5pm, provided that the current protocols permit the requested flight.

Keep in mind that certain preventative measures can apply and strict requirements and travel regulations stipulated by authorities will have to be complied to, therefore we urge you to check with the destinations' authorities before booking your ticket.

We at WINAIR take the public health alerts and travel restriction of our destinations seriously and will do all possible in assisting in the decrease of the spread of this virus. We are confident that we will resume operations and we remain committed to serving you with resilience and dedication. If you would like to familiarize yourself with WINAIR's new sanitation protocols and boarding procedures, please click here.

We thank you for your confidence in choosing Winair.
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